troubleshooting Question

VMware VCenter Server Service cannot start ?

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Hi All,

After I turnoff the VCenter VM accidentally (Hard Turn Off), somehow the VMware VCenter server service is unable to be started again ?

Error 1Error 2Service Start Error
So any help would be greatly appreciated.


Single Windows 2008 R2 VM running SQL Server 2008 Std SP2 and VMware VCenter Server 5.1 U1
I've verified that the SQL Server is accessible & services are all started from the local VM.

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